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Express steamers of Cook Strait

Kirk, Allan Alexander

Express steamers of Cook Strait

by Kirk, Allan Alexander

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Published by Reed in Wellington, Auckland [etc.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New Zealand,
  • Cook Strait.
    • Subjects:
    • Anchor Shipping & Foundry Company.,
    • Union Steam Ship Company of New Zealand, ltd.,
    • Ferries -- New Zealand -- Cook Strait.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Allan A. Kirk.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHE5861.C6 K5
      The Physical Object
      Pagination207 p.
      Number of Pages207
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5766242M
      LC Control Number71390853

      Canyons and cables, the modern Cook Strait --Discovery --Turmoil and lawlessness, the days of settlement --The story of Pelorus Jack --Steamer express services on the Wellington-Lyttelton run --The Nelson run dies; the Picton run lives --A modern ferry voyage across the strait --The story of Echo --Air travel between the islands --Graveyards. Description. Notes by John Brown and from Ray Munro's book "Cook Strait Ferries as I Knew Them". In it was suggested by the then Prime Minister that a regular Wellington - Picton ferry service should be established and indeed the Union Steam Ship Company started a regular service about that time.

      In Cook Strait and around the East Coast the ‘robber economy’ lingered on well into the 20th century. Tory Channel in the Marlborough Sounds book-ended the era of New Zealand shore whaling. At Te Awaiti, established by the legendary John Guard fleetingly in and permanently from , you can still see trypots, the terraces of. In Māori legend, Cook Strait was discovered by Kupe the navigator. Kupe followed in his canoe a monstrous octopus called Te Wheke-a-Muturangi across Cook Strait and destroyed it in Tory Channel or at Pātea. When Dutch explorer Abel Tasman first saw New Zealand in , he thought Cook Strait was a bight closed to the countries: New Zealand.

      CANTERBURY STEAM SHIPPING COMPANY. Storm had been built in as a steam ship and was bought by the Canterbury Company in She was converted to a motor ship in things changed dramatically with the introduction of the Cook Strait rail ferry Aramoana in August In March Union Steam Ship Company of New Zealand, subsidiary of P & O, applied to New Zealand's Transport Coordination Board for a licence to operate a national trunk airline service together with three other companies: New Zealand Airlines of New Plymouth; Dominion Airways of Auckland (together they were Great Pacific Airways); and New Zealand Airways of company: P & O.


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Express Steamers of Cook Strait The Full Story of the Wellington-South Island Passenger-Steamer Services From Their Inception in to the Roll-On, Roll-Off Era of the s up to and Including the Wahine Disaster of April Express steamers of Cook Strait, [Allan Alexander Kirk] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Express steamers of Cook Strait. [Allan A Kirk] -- "The full story of the Wellington-South Island passenger-steamer services from their inception in to the roll-on, roll-off era of the s up to and including the Wahine disaster of April.

On the morning of the 10th AprilWelligtonians awoke to Gale force winds and torrential rain. Out in Cook Strait, the steamer express ferry Wahine was making her way from Lyttelton to Wellington.

The full story of the Wellington-South Island passenger steamer services from to the roll-on roll-off of the s, including the Wahine sinking, with historical and contemporary photographs Prices for Post & packaging for this book in NZ$, using Economy airmail.

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Route (); Kirk, A.A. Express Steamers of Cook Strait (); McLauchlan, G. The Line That Dared (), McLean, G. The Southern Octopus (), Ships of the Union Company (); Waters, S.D. Union Line – (). The Archives contain 41 metres of Union Steam Ship Co. records for the period –, for which a two.

Links. Shipwrecks ; The New Zealand Maritime Record's exhibition on the Wahine; New Zealand Coastal Shipping website; New Zealand Maritime Record; The sinking of the Wahine; The day the Wahine went down; Visit the Wahine gallery at Wellington Museum of City and Sea; Books and articles. C.W.N. Ingram, New Zealand shipwrecks: over years of disasters at sea, 8th rev.

edn, Hodder Moa. However, this much smaller ship would be completed as the somewhat more humble, Union Steam Ship “Inter-Island Express Steamer” 6, GRT (Gross Registered Tons) T.E.V. Rangatira that would be completed inand yes she was one of the of the most pleasing and beautiful looking ships I have seen besides my beloved SS Nieuw Amsterdam.

The Cook Strait ferries provide the essential "floating bridge" between the North and South Islands of New Zealand.

Five passenger and car ferries (one also carrying rail wagons) from two operators ply the 92 km (57 mi), hour route across Cook Strait between Wellington in the North Island and Picton in the South Island. Apart from its function moving passengers, vehicles and freight, the.

Ferries by Gavin McLean. In the days before roads and rail, New Zealand had numerous regular ferry services.

In the s, few remain. But many New Zealanders still use the Cook Strait ferries, with their colourful history of rough crossings and strike action, and commuter services on city harbours have made a. In its very eventful years the Union Steam Ship Company of New Zealand sent its ships to just about every port in the country and to many overseas.

everyone had to travel with the Red Funnel Line or its Anchor Line subsidiary in order to cross Cook Strait. Sports teams and school parties saved up and took express train/steamer trips.

steamer express New Zealand's pre-eminent shipping company, the Union Steam Ship Company of New Zealand Ltd., was formed in Dunedin in by James Mills and a group of Dunedin merchants. Operations commenced in July of that year and the company quickly expanded with services on the New Zealand coast, to Australia, the Pacific Islands and.

Cook Strait's dangerous waters- roadside stories Transcript Archival audio: Coverage of the Wahine disaster. Narrator: The turbulent waters of Cook Strait flow through the only significant gap in New Zealand’s mountainous backbone.

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